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Saffron Walden

Town Centre, Saffron Walden, England
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A short detour for lunch turned into a much longer stroll through this lovely place

On our way from London to accommodation in Suffolk I wanted to break our journey somewhere we... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago
Mike S
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London, United Kingdom
Lovely old market town of Saffron Walden

I enjoyed Saffron Walden with its old buildings, the tribute to HMS lapwing in front of the church... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Aussie135
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London, United Kingdom
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Town Centre, Saffron Walden, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On our way from London to accommodation in Suffolk I wanted to break our journey somewhere we hadn’t been before. With the M11 not far away Saffron Walden is sort of bypassed by the busy world outside. It’s not exactly a sleepy backwater, but the...More

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Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed Saffron Walden with its old buildings, the tribute to HMS lapwing in front of the church, the almshouses, the market square and helpful tourist information centre. Plenty of places to eat and watch the world go by and of course places to visit...More

Thank Aussie135
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were invited to join our friends for an evening meal. We were great educated with a smile and shown to our table which was a really secluded table near to the cafe in an alcove. The menu was great with a nice variety of...More

Thank Simon T
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

A trip to another century. Quaint houses. Boutique hotels and great little historical landmarks. Town has existed for about 600 years. Visit on a weekend. Market day. Castle ruins.

Thank Hans B
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Very sweet little village ....little roads leading off the main streets...lots of coffee shops and a beautiful church

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Almost located in the middle of nowhere,Saffron Walden is surprisingly nice. It seemed like every corner we turned,there was something of interest.Beautiful little independent shops frequent the shopping area as well as main stream shopping too....plenty of excellent little cafes and tearooms are in and...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Adequate place to stay yo be near relatives for Christmas. Clean room, reasonable bed, tiny room, even smaller bathroom. Service good, given it was Christmas

Thank John R
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to visit lots of choices to go for places to eat that vary in price. A few shops to look round and a nice market to. Parking can get busy but two main car parks to choose from that are reasonably priced.

Thank Tasha_Kenneley
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Short walk around the town as the rain showers kept away for a while. Lovely town with lots of very old buildings. Nice church up on the hill above the market square which is worth a visit for the stained glass windows alone.

Thank Jonh82
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

A nice town, market day on Tuesdays & Saturdays, lots of independent interesting shops, the most beautiful Library ive seen. Good Museum too. Lots of history. There is also a few of the usual shops plus nice little cafes. Connies Pantry just off of Market...More

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